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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2020

March 08 - 11, 2020; Boston, Massachusetts

March 08 - 11, 2020 Boston, Massachusetts
  • ID Specialist Diagnosed With COVID-19 in 'Ironic Twist' The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections went virtual last week to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but one of the organizers was diagnosed with it after the move.
  • CROI 2020 CROI Goes Digital After COVID-19 Cases Rise in Boston Organizers of one of the largest infectious disease conferences in the United States struggled with how to connect scientists without contributing to an increasing number of coronavirus cases.

Conference News

Popular News From CROI 2019

  • The 'London Patient' New HIV Remission Raises Hope The 'London Patient' New HIV Remission Raises Hope HIV remission and cure are so rare as to be singularly notable. But is a new case of HIV remission replicable?
  • 'Grappling' With the Value of Descovy for HIV PrEP 'Grappling' With the Value of Descovy for HIV PrEP A new study shows that Descovy for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is noninferior to Truvada. But as the field moves toward treating those most at risk, some question how much it matters.
  • Women Have High Syphilis Rates, Too Women Have High Syphilis Rates, Too The increase in syphilis rates is not confined to gay and bisexual men. New data show that women with HIV, particularly those who inject drugs, are at substantial risk.

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